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  • Short Summary

    A story about the famous T.T. motorcycle races on the Isle of Man.

  • Description

    Isle of Man.

    Intertitle: "TOURIST TROPHY MOTOR CYCLE RACES. The famous Island contests are held once again".

    L/S of motorcyclists speeding around the corner of a dusty track, a crowd of spectators watch underneath some trees on the far side of the track.

    L/S of a motorcyclist coming to the race finish, he passes the crowded bandstand, several men run onto the track to congratulate him and a photographer takes pictures. L/S of motorcyclists lined up for the start of the race, the judge lets the bikes go on and a time, they drive past the camera.

    More shots of the motorcyclists rounding the bend on a dusty track. Various M/Ss of motorcyclists coming down a hill lined with spectators, in the foreground stand a Policeman and a man with a note book ( a news reporter? ), they are joined by a man dressed like a milk man. Various shots of motorcyclists coming over a bridge.

    M/S of the race winner walking past spectators sitting and standing on a bridge, several men pat the winner's back and shake his hand. C/U of the winner surrounded by well-wishers shaking his hand and patting him on the back, there is a man with a movie camera towards the edge of the crowd.

    M/S of race contestants making last minute adjustments to their motorcycles. More M/Ss of motorcyclists starting the race one at a time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.17
    Media URN:
    21542
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:24:00 / 01:23:46:00
    Canister:
    G 677

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